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Vinayak Bhardwaj

Vinayak Bhardwaj

    Fake news alert: Medical male circumcision not linked to penile cancer
    Fake news alert: Medical male circumcision not linked to penile cancer
    The growing dangers of fake...
    Fact Check: Are South Africans the 8th highest sugar consumers in the world?
    Fact Check: Are South Africans the 8th highest sugar consumers in the world?
    The South African government has decided to tax sugar-sweetened...
    Fact Check: No, SA does not weigh in as the world’s 3rd most obese nation
    Fact Check: No, SA does not weigh in as the world’s 3rd most obese nation
    Highlighting politician Julius Malema’s behaviour as worth emulating - his eating habits, that is - a member of the South African food lab's...
    A roundup of fake AIDS 'cures': Angel Zapper, Garani MW1, Topvein, SF 2000
    A roundup of fake AIDS 'cures': Angel Zapper, Garani MW1, Topvein, SF 2000
    Type "HIV cure" in Google these days and it is more likely to link you to a scientifically-supported explanation than a fake therapy not backed by...
    Pharma funding for TB research four times less than government funding
    Pharma funding for TB research four times less than government funding
    Responsible for up to 1.5 million deaths a year, tuberculosis (TB) remains the world's leading cause of death alongside HIV. Yet private sector...
    Transnet tender boss's R50-billion double game
    Transnet tender boss's R50-billion double game
    The man who presided over Transnet's R50-billion tender for locomotives has joined forces with the Gupta family and President Jacob Zuma's son,...
    Paperless trail "may lead to witness box"
    Paperless trail "may lead to witness box"
    The department of public works has stonewalled a demand for further government documents relating to the upgrade of President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla...
    Religious sentiments can't be allowed to override our Constitution
    Religious sentiments can't be allowed to override our Constitution
    To place ourselves "in humble submission to Almighty God" or not? This question faced the drafters of the preamble to South Africa's Constitution...
    Beyond Thuli: The Nkandla fight goes on
    Beyond Thuli: The Nkandla fight goes on
    ANALYSIS
    Why is no one watching the watchmen?
    Why is no one watching the watchmen?
    NEWS ANALYSIS
    Missing Zimbabwe election documents, missing accountability
    Missing Zimbabwe election documents, missing accountability
    The woeful tale of the Mail & Guardian’s fight for access to the Zimbabwe elections report took a new...
    High court orders CSR E-loco to reveal tender details
    High court orders CSR E-loco to reveal tender details
    Who owns the company that won a controversial bid for a R4-billion locomotive tender? Following its recent court victory, with the list of...